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Barsakelmes Natural Reserve in Kazakhstan. Photo courtesy of zapovedniki-mira.com
UNESCO adds Kazakhstani site to list of biosphere reserves

A Kazakhstani site has been added to the UNESCO list of protected biosphere nature reserves.

UNESCO adds Kazakhstani site to list of biosphere reserves
Japan considers pulling UNESCO funding over Nanjing row
Japan considers pulling UNESCO funding over Nanjing row

Japan warned that it might pull funding for UNESCO to protest last week's decision to inscribe documents related to the Nanjing massacre in its Memory of the World register.

Japan considers pulling UNESCO funding over Nanjing row
Japan's Meiji industrial sites win UN world heritage status
Japan's Meiji industrial sites win UN world heritage status

The UN's cultural body conferred world heritage status on a number of new sites including some seen as representative of Japan's industrial revolution.

Japan's Meiji industrial sites win UN world heritage status
UNESCO condemns IS destruction of Syria's Palmyra antiquities
UNESCO condemns IS destruction of Syria's Palmyra antiquities

UNESCO condemned the destruction by Islamic State group jihadists of antiquities in the Syrian city of Palmyra.

UNESCO condemns IS destruction of Syria's Palmyra antiquities
UNESCO chief warns about jihadist 'culture cleansing'
UNESCO chief warns about jihadist 'culture cleansing'

The head of the UN cultural organisation called for a campaign against the "culture cleansing" being carried out by Islamic State jihadists.

UNESCO chief warns about jihadist 'culture cleansing'
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova. ©RIA Novosti
UN peacekeepers must protect cultural sites: UNESCO chief

UN culture chief Irina Bokova urged the Security Council to task peacekeepers with protecting cultural sites and to help prosecute those who destroy historical treasures.

UN peacekeepers must protect cultural sites: UNESCO chief
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova. ©RIA Novosti
UNESCO demands crisis meet over Iraq heritage destruction

The head of the United Nations' cultural agency demanded an emergency meeting of the world body's Security Council.

UNESCO demands crisis meet over Iraq heritage destruction
Ordabasy Square in Shymkent. Photo courtesy of ru.wikipedia.org
Shymkent reaches out for international recognition as oldest Kazakh city

The mayor's office of Shymkent has submitted an application to UNESCO to obtain international recognition of the 2200-years' history of their city.

Shymkent reaches out for international recognition as oldest Kazakh city
©Reuters
UNESCO seeks answers from Egypt on pyramid 'damage'

UNESCO has asked Egypt for a detailed report on restoration work carried out at the Djoser pyramid following reports the monument has been damaged.

UNESCO seeks answers from Egypt on pyramid 'damage'
Yurt. Photo © Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Yurt may be recognized as Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan's cultural heritage: UNESCO

Yurt, a portable dwelling of Central Asian nomads, may be recognized as a cultural heritage of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan by the end of 2014.

Yurt may be recognized as Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan's cultural heritage: UNESCO
Ancient town under water as downpours hit central China
Ancient town under water as downpours hit central China

One of China's renowned ancient towns was under water Wednesday as heavy rain hit the centre of the country, with tens of thousands of people evacuated from the area.

Ancient town under water as downpours hit central China
Photo courtesy of www.geopolitics.ru
8 Silk Road monuments in Kazakhstan added to UNESCO World Heritage List

UNESCO added seven settlements of the Great Silk Road located at the territory of Kazakhstan onto its World Heritage List.

8 Silk Road monuments in Kazakhstan added to UNESCO World Heritage List
Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru
Silk Road included into World Heritage: Kazakhstan to ensure protection of cultural site

Kazakh representative to the UNESCO Executive Council Asel Utegenova said that Kazakhstan would ensure necessary protection of monuments included into the World Heritage.

Silk Road included into World Heritage: Kazakhstan to ensure protection of cultural site
Illustration © Tengrinews.kz
Kazakhstan in Good Country Index

Kazakhstan is ranked 80th in the Good Country Index.

Kazakhstan in Good Country Index
©Reuters
Australia says UNESCO reef deferral 'a win for logic'

Australia called a decision by UNESCO to defer listing the Great Barrier Reef as in danger "a win for logic", but environmentalists said it was a final warning.

Australia says UNESCO reef deferral 'a win for logic'
Akzhaik park. Photo ©UNESCO/Alexander Ivasenko
Kazakhstan's Katon-Karagai and Akzhaik added to UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserve

Kazakhstani natural parks Katon-Karagai and Akzhaik have been designated as Biosphere Reserves.

Kazakhstan's Katon-Karagai and Akzhaik added to UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserve
Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing
Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing

On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved.

Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing
Vienna's Versailles offers imperial hideaway
Vienna's Versailles offers imperial hideaway

Schoenbrunn Palace was Marie-Antoinette's summer childhood home and the beautiful and tragic Sissi's favoured residence. Mozart performed there as a child and Napoleon was so smitten he moved in -- twice.

Vienna's Versailles offers imperial hideaway
Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze
Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze

More than 8,000 people were evacuated Sunday as an army of firefighters battled a killer blaze that tore through parts of Chile's historic port of Valparaiso and left at least 12 people dead.

Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze
©Reuters/Louafi Larbi
One dead, dozen wounded in fresh Algeria ethnic clashes

A young man died and a dozen more were injured Friday in fresh clashes between Arabs and Berbers near the southern Algerian town of Ghardaia, local sources said.

One dead, dozen wounded in fresh Algeria ethnic clashes

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